Author Archives: fillingpies
Choice Books- Luke Phillipi- Summer of Fear by Lois Duncan Book: Duncan, Lois. Summer of Fear. Boston: Little, Brown, 1976. Print. Genre: Realistic Fiction, Young Adult Fiction Audience: 5-9 Read-Aloud: Will be done by Wednesday Summary: Rachel is set for … Continue reading
American Born Chinese Book: Yang, Gene Luen. American Born Chinese. New York: First Second, 2006. Genre: Graphic Novel Audience: Grades 10-12 Read Aloud: Coming Soon Summary: This book tells the story of Jin Wang and his journey of appreciating his ethnic … Continue reading
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Book: Anderson, Laurie Halse. Wintergirls. New York: Penguin Group, 2009. Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 9th-12th Read-Alouds: Will be posted on Monday. Summary: Lia is a Senior in High School, living with her Father and her step-mom Jennifer, along with her … Continue reading
Book: Zusak, Markus. I am the Messenger. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002 Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 10th – 12th Read-Alouds: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffjVKCaxNSY Summary: Ed Kennedy is a 19 year old cab driver who has fallen into stagnant waters throughout his life. The … Continue reading
Book: Flinn, Alex. Breathing Underwater. New York: Harper Collins, 2001 Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 7th – 10th Read-Alouds:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwy57CKV4CM Summary: Nick Andreas has life made for him. Currently he is a sixteen year old student at High School who is living the … Continue reading
Book: Paulsen, Gary. Hatchet. New York: Atheneum, 1987 Genre: Realistic Fiction Audience: 9th-12th Read-Alouds: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whfgNSrY_qA Summary: Brian Robeson is a moody 13 year old who is currently dealing with the after shock of his parent’s divorce. Deciding a change of scenery … Continue reading